The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) currently serves approximately 100,000 active members and nearly a million since its inception in 1984. Over $250,000 in scholarships is awarded annually to its members. NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce. For over 30 years, NTHS has been the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.

On February 23rd, at Maiden High School, we honored Catawba County Schools CTE students from Maiden High and Fred T. Foard that met the requirements for acceptance into the NTHS membership.  These students had a minimum of a 3.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale and successful completed at least four CTE classes during their high school academic career.  We are proud to honor and recognize these students’ achievement and leadership in career and technical education.

The purpose of NTHS is to:

  • Offer additional scholarship opportunities to CTE students.
  • Communicate a strong, positive image in the local community.
  • Attract and recruit qualified, diverse students into CTE programs.
  • Build active partnerships with and promote students to local industry.
  • Recognize outstanding leaders and educators through the NTHS Hall of Fame.
  • Encourage parental, family, and industry involvement in the educational process.
  • Foster self-esteem, pride, responsibility, and community involvement in students.
  • Enhance partnerships with HOSA, SkillsUSA, BPA, DECA, FCCLA, and FBLA/PBL.